Psych Mod 8

  1. Withdrawal
    the undesirable effects after discontinuing the use of an addictive drug
  2. Tolerance
    can allow larger doses to achieve desired effect

    • low tolerance person can only drink one beer
    • high tolerance can drink two packs or more
  3. Reasons why most teens begin smoking
    because other teens are doing it

    tobacco companies try hard to get teens to use so they have life long customers
  4. Systems of nicotine withdrawal
    craving, insomnia, anxiety, irritability, and distractibility
  5. Effects of Methamphetamine, neurotransmitter involved, and duration of high
    • irritability, insomnia, hypertension, seizures, social isolation, depression and occasional
    • violent outbursts

    release of the neurotransmitter DOPAMINE

    Eight hours or so of heightened energy and euphoria
  6. Effects of Depressants on the body
    Slows brains neurons and body functions way down

    Alcohol, barbiturates, cocaine,
  7. Effects of Hallucinogens o the body
    ex. of drugs
    Euphoria, panic, 

    LSD, Ecstasy, MDMA, Marijuana
  8. Effects of Stimulants on the body 
    example of drugs
    Speeds up  bodies functions 

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Psych Mod 8